I am a mature, educated man looking for a sincere woman for casual, "no pressure", dates at
first. I say a "date at first" because I'm open to dating, to making new friends , etc but ultimately, I would love to find my long term partner in life's journey. I have varied interests and I'm ALWAYS open to new things. Some of my interests are: cooking; a good conversation with a nice glass of wine; theatre; movies; just bought a new camera and trying my hand at photography,; trying new restaurants and good food from fine dining to casual; spending time with good friends; reading; day trips and weekend "get a ways"; most outdoor activities, a nice hike; bike rides; racquetball; small dinner parties; fishing ( although I'm not very good at catching !!! ) ; a stroll through an art fair; and just sharing time together----a night at home with a good movie is also a great way to spend an evening.
The characteristics I believe I possess and those I look for in a partner are honesty, intelligence, a sense of humor, a "kind heart", selflessness, generosity of spirit, flexibility, caring for family and friends, and the ability not to take one's self too seriously. It goes without saying, I AM NOT perfect and NOT a saint.
I also exercise moderately----just ran a 5K for charity-------- and try to watch my diet. I’m not obsessive about such things----I even eat pizza, pasta ----- (what else, I'm of Italian heritage ) ---and I'm a sucker for good ice cream - but I do try to stay in reasonably good shape for an "old goat".
I have recently discovered that I am NOT overweight........I'm under height !!!!!! LOL
Also, you should know that I'm not a particularly "materialistic" kind of person----I don't shop at "high end" stores and I'm not impressed by designer labels. I've learned to enjoy the simple pleasures in life and I'm more interested in "collecting experiences" rather than collecting things. Let's get to know each other and if the chemistry is right, who knows where it might lead
Oscar Wilde said, "It is not the perfect but the imperfect who have need of love".....I'm definitely imperfect.
I prefer a setting where conversation is possible, in other words, there is no loud, "music to get a headache by" playing....but I do enjoy live music !!!! A casual restaurant or bar, even coffee shop would be a good place to start. What do you enjoy???